5-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Textainer


Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, container lessor Textainer Group Holdings (NYS: TGH) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Textainer's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

Textainer facts

Headquarters (founded)

Hamilton, Bermuda (1979)

Market Cap

$1.7 billion


Rental and leasing services

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$449.1 million


CEO Philip Brewer (since October 2011)
CFO Hilliard Terry, III (since January 2012)

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)



$76.4 million / $1.6 billion

Dividend Yield



CAI International

Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 97% of the 196 members who have rated Textainer believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just last week, one of those bulls, Suleymania, helped bring the opportunity to our community's attention:

I drove around the Port of Long Beach yesterday and saw lots of their red boxes on ships, trucks and trains. Container leasing seems like a way of investing in increasing trade while mitigating the impact of commodity prices on trucking and railroads. [Textainer] has good-to-very-good financial performance on every measure except long-term debt. Nothing I found in the container leasing space was even close.

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